Hoosiers Begin Spring Season by Hosting Doubleheader
Jan. 15, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University women's tennis team hosts a doubleheader on Sunday (Jan. 17), marking the beginning of the 2010 spring season. It will mark the first match of the season for all three teams competing.
The Hoosiers get things started against Western Michigan with a 9:30 a.m. contest. Next up for IU will be a showdown with in-state foe Butler at 4 p.m. Both matches take place inside the IU Tennis Center.
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Sunday's first match against Western Michigan marks the 1,000th career match for Head Coach Lin Loring. In 36 years of coaching, including 32 seasons at IU, he has amassed an all-time Division-I women's tennis record 733 victories. The next closest competitor for that record trails Loring by 139 wins heading into the 2010 spring season.
Thirty-nine of those victories came during the 1982 AIAW National Championship season, Indiana's first women's national title ever.
Loring is also the winningest coach in conference history with 328 triumphs and a winning percentage of over .800 (328-75).
Indiana is coming off a very successful fall season which saw the Hoosiers compile an overall singles record of 51-21 (.708) while posting a doubles winning percentage of .718 (28-11).
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